Abijith Kumar Yadugiri has around five years of experience in developing applications in ASP.NET, SQL Server, Silverlight, Windows Azure and other Microsoft Technologies. He is also interested in Amazon Web Services. Prior to joining AIS, He worked at Microsoft, India. He completed B.Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation from Kakatiya University.
Adam Ormond has more than 10 years’ experience analyzing, architecting, developing and validating systems in both the federal and commercial space. Mr. Ormond currently works with Applied Information Sciences, where he leads teams in the design and implementation of software solutions to complex business problems. Mr. Ormond does this using agile methodologies, CASE tools, various programming languages, and Microsoft products and technologies. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Software Engineering and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree. Mr. Ormond is also an Agile Certified Practitioner and is passionate about delivering working software that satisfies customers’ desires.
Adil Wani is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience focused primarily in .NET and SharePoint technologies.
Allison Christman is a UI/UX Digital Designer focused on the human factor. She loves to create something great and then improve it after usability testing. Allison focuses mainly on desktop, mobile and SharePoint websites, and has been using the Adobe Web Suite of products (including Flash and Dreamweaver) for over 13 years. She creates most websites with CSS and HTML. Allison also creates Windows 8 apps and responsive design including CSS3 and HTML5.
Amit Jain is Lead DevOps with 12 years of experience in Microsoft Technologies. He joined AIS in April 2013. For past few years, he has been involved in Azure Governance and Data related cloud automation projects.
Amy Smith has nearly 10 years of professional Talent Acquisition experience with nearly ten years specializing in the recruitment of high-end software professionals for various technical services firms in the Washington metropolitan area. Her passion for helping technical folks progress in their careers was the perfect marriage with Applied Information Sciences and their unprecedented growth. Amy is in constant pursuit of honing her recruitment craft and building on her knowledge base to share with her colleagues. She is actively involved with the local technical community and serves on the board of the Central Maryland ASP.NET Professionals user group and the Baltimore GiveCamp. Amy is a networking and social media enthusiast and feels the best way to build a company is through building strong relationships.
Andrea Pinillos is a Solution Specialist at Applied Information Sciences. She focuses on web development and the Power Platform. She is responsible for driving fast and sustainable growth that exceeds customer expectations. Andrea has experience working with commercial, government, and non-profit organizations. She is also well-versed in SharePoint Analysis and Development, User Experience Engineering, and Cloud Services.
Andrew Bassett is a software engineer with over a dozen years of experience focused primarily in .NET technologies with an extensive background in automation. Andrew spent several years as a system administrator at Marriott International developing techniques for and managing a global deployment of thousands of Windows based servers. Following that, he started doing development on custom Thin Client solutions and BlackBerry administration. At AIS he has been working extensively on developing PowerShell automation for creating SharePoint environments from scratch.
Andrew Middleton is an Infrastructure Consultant with AIS and has over 12 years’ experience in enterprise web/portal application design, development and architecture. His clients have included large DoD customers such as the U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy and the Air National Guard. He has implemented enterprise class systems using various Microsoft technologies such as ASP.NET, SharePoint and Team Foundation Server and enjoys using PowerShell to automate administration and reporting. After serving as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua, he began his career in IT working for a dotcom. His technical career spans roles as a developer, integration specialist, configuration manager and solutions architect.
I am a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in Business Applications focusing primarily on Power Platform adoption, enterprise management, and governance. I apply that focus as Director of the Business Applications and Automation Group at Applied Information Sciences (AIS), a principal creator of the Power Platform Adoption Framework, international speaker, and in my blog at Runway View. I’ve been working for eighteen+ years on a combination of implementation leadership of some of the largest Dynamics instances in the world, and service with a startup, private equity, Fortune 500, higher education, and government organizations. Outside of business and technology, I am the author of the book Field Blends and blog at Wine:30 Flight.
Anthony Mudd is a software engineer with over a dozen years of experience focused primarily in .NET and SharePoint technologies. He began his career with AIS in 2007. His clients have included small and large eCommerce companies, custom desktop solution providers, and enterprise web application providers. For the past three years, Anthony has been developing custom SharePoint applications for the Department of Defense.
Arun Mudiraj is a Technical Manager at Applied Information Sciences and has 13 years of experience in architecture, design and development of Windows, and mobile and network applications using Microsoft technologies. He has worked on projects ranging from embedded systems to large-scale enterprise systems involving different languages and frameworks. Prior to joining AIS he worked as Deloitte, Cognizant as a lead, implementing custom solutions for verticals like manufacturing, medical devices and media and entertainment.
Ash joined AIS in May 2012 as a Senior Software Engineer. He has a Master’s of Science in Engineering from Auburn University and a Bachelor’s in Technology from Regional Engineering College in Jalandhar, India. He is passionate about creating software and finding ways to improve his craft. For more than a decade, Ash has built software components, applications and frameworks encompassing desktop and web clients, middleware components and databases. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and perspectives with the community by participating in user groups, presenting in code camps and via his blog (http://www.ashtewari.com/). Ash likes to read, watch movies and get out in the mountains for backpacking and hiking.
Ben Brouse is a Solution Director in the Office of the CTO with experience delivering mission critical cloud computing solutions and initiatives for organizations. Ben brings expertise in Azure, business intelligence (BI) analytics and web-based custom development projects. Most recently, Ben and his team have been focused on building fault-tolerant, highly-available cloud-based distributed systems leveraging both IaaS and PaaS
Benyamin is a Solution Specialist in the Office of the CTO. He is a technology-agnostic individual who passionate about delivering a tailored solution or value from diverse realms. He started his career more than a decade ago in fields like Networking, Linux, Windows, Hypervisors, and web technologies. He used to be a Site Reliability Engineer before joining AIS. His cloud journey started with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and his concentration from 2016 has been Microsoft Azure. He loves architecting and designing systems and procedures for different use cases and requirements. He helped companies on Business Continuity Plan (BCP) goals and, improving composite SLA and by resiliency re-design and implementation on IaaS and PaaS environment. He also helped companies on increasing readiness for PCI-DSS, FISMA, and GDPR. In his spare time, he loves reading, watches documentaries, and cooks new dishes.
Brent Wodicka is a Senior Software Architect and Consultant at Applied Information Sciences. He and has been with the company since 2007, and has been active in the industry for ten years. During his time at AIS Brent has worked on enterprise class solution development with focus on .NET, SharePoint, and Business Intelligence. Most recently, he has enjoyed implementing solutions leveraging cloud and mobile offerings from Microsoft. Prior to joining AIS, Brent worked for Nortel Government Solutions and VisualPoint, Inc.
Bryan Kail is an AIS Technical Project Manager with over 10 years of experience specializing in Microsoft technologies. As a Microsoft Certified Professional, Bryan is skilled in understanding complex business processes and applying the right technologies to the right problems. Since 2009 he has led efforts to design and implement SharePoint 2010 and custom ASP.NET applications, hosted both traditionally and in the cloud. Bryan’s body of work at AIS includes applications for records management, business intelligence, case management, content management, and audio/video delivery supporting a full array of devices from desktops to tablets.
Chris Hettinger is a technical professional with a vast background in many areas of computing ranging from electronics and hardware to administration and software development. He possesses approximately 20 years of experience in software development with 10 years of experience within the Microsoft .NET Framework. Chris is extremely versatile and can quickly get up-to-speed on the technologies required to meet customer needs. He joined AIS in 2011 and has been instrumental on several projects, serving as a development consultant to a wide array of clients including: Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), NFL Players Association (NFPLA), Exelon Corporation, Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Population Services International (PSI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Chris Miller is a member of the Federal Practice management team leading our efforts in the US Department of Treasury and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Mr. Miller has over 15 years of consulting services experience in the Washington Metropolitan Area supporting both public and private sector organizations. Prior to joining AIS, Chris spent several years developing, managing and deploying web enabled applications for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Staff and the US Navy. He holds a Master's degree in Information Systems from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor's from Radford University. Chris is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is passionate about solution development. Outside of the office, Chris likes spending time with his lovely wife and his three, sometimes adorable, children. Chris is a huge sports fan and enjoys playing softball, golfing and going fishing when he can get away.
Chris has been creating content management solutions for organizations for over 12 years, focusing recently on Modern Workplace solutions built on Office 365. His areas of speciality cover many aspects of user experience design and strategy as well as content and knowledge management.
Christine Frost is a Customer Engagement Manager with over 20 years of management experience in various environments from small businesses to large government organizations, specifically 16 years in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. She has superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of personnel, establishing and maintaining effective customer relations. Her duties as Customer Engagement Manager include identifying opportunities for business process improvements, increasing awareness and knowledge of available information technology tools, developing immediate IT solutions and acting as a liaison between the IT support organization and the customer base for incidents and complex, custom IT solutions.
Christine is a UX Engineer with over 20 years of experience as a developer and designer. Preferring a blend of both design and front-end development, she has a diverse skill set of web application development, front-end web development, user interface development, user interface design, user experience design, web design, graphic design, illustration, and fine art. In recent projects, she has been designing, developing, and providing enhancements to user interfaces of custom applications, including those built upon SharePoint. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and admiring the natural beauty of the world.
CJ Fravel is a Solutions Advisor at AIS. He has a Bachelors in Computer Science from Wright State University. He loves to write code and has been exploring new opportunities in Data Engineering to allow clients to better leverage their data and gain insights.
Clint is an AIS Solution Architect with over 20 years of industry experience and extensive knowledge of network troubleshooting, security, and architecture, specializing in cloud administration and infrastructure, specifically in Microsoft Azure and Office 365. He has assisted clients large and small to design and implement creative cloud solutions that solve complex business problems.
Craig Floyd is a software engineer focusing on C# .NET technologies. His recent work has been on custom SharePoint solutions as well as WPF thin-client apps for government customers. His most recent contribution to the world, however, would be his daughter, who was born in early 2012. Craig received his BS at the University of Maryland at College park in Computer Engineering and his MS at Johns Hopkins University in Software Engineering.
Craig Swain is an Infrastructure Consultant with Applied Information Sciences. He has over 20 years' experience in the information technology field, supporting a wide range of customer networks — both government and commercial. He has worked with SharePoint since the 2001 version. He also has a background supporting other collaborative portal solutions, off Microsoft and non-Microsoft platforms. In his spare time Craig is heavily involved with historical preservation and writing in the military history field.
Daniel Suenkel is an AIS Sr. Infrastructure Engineer with over 20 years of professional experience in architecture, design, build out, operations and maintenance of Information Technology infrastructure, web based, and client server environments at all phases. As a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Daniel has experience engineering, managing, monitoring, designing, and building enterprise SharePoint environments from backend to authentication.
Darrin Brandon is a software engineer with AIS' Raleigh, NC office. Darrin has over 15 years of software development and management experience across a wide variety of domains. He started his professional career by serving over 11 years as an Intelligence Analyst in the United States Air Force, and it was there that his passion for programming was born. While he originally "cut his teeth" on Classic ASP, he has lived on the .Net stack for more than a decade, with a primary focus on Web technologies. More recently, Darrin has taken a deep-dive into the SharePoint platform, serving as a developer on several projects for federal customers. In his spare time Darrin enjoys coaching baseball, hunting, fishing and chilling out around the fire pit with his family and friends.
David is a software developer with over 10 years experience developing desktop and server solutions primarily with Microsoft .NET languages. His focus has been on building next generation software for clients and brining them forward with latest technologies and software practices. For AIS, David has focused on developing automation tools in support of SharePoint, including the build out and deployment of solutions into private and public cloud infrastructures.
David Cao is a Solutions Advisor in the Office of the CTO with over 13 years of professional experience in design and development of full stack web applications.
David Green joined AIS-Raleigh in September of 2011 as a Senior Software Engineer. During his university years he set his mind on becoming a clinical psychologist, but after graduating realized he really loved programming more and redirected his attention to software development for the web. He appreciates programs that are cleanly and well architected with a preference for minimalism when it comes to front-end UI design and database architecture. His primary areas of interest are C#/MVC4 framework, iOS programming and NoSQL systems. Currently he is aspiring to be a Pluralsight author for NoSQL topics. David holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and economics from Northwestern University and a Masters in computer science from DePaul University with a concentration in artificial intelligence. He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife and two kids. In his spare time he loves to read on his Kindle, watch college football and work on improving his bench press.
Mr. Laughlin is a Solutions Advisor with over 17 years of experience (more than 12 at AIS) in designing and developing solutions, focusing on .NET and Azure.
David Zientara is a Solution Architect with over 20 years of experience in software development who joined AIS in 2010. These days his head is in the cloud (Microsoft Azure in particular), with a penchant for cloud-native application development, containers and Kubernetes, domain-driven design and DevOps.
Derek Hubbard is a passionate developer, trainer and mentor with more than 12 years of experience building custom software applications. Committed to the principles of Agile development, Derek enjoys helping teams deliver high-quality applications while focusing on simplicity and continuous improvement. Derek is an active member of the software developer community, frequently blogging and presenting on software development and application lifecycle management best practices. You can keep up with Derek on Twitter at @derekhubbard and at http://www.derekhubbard.com.
Derek joined AIS in 2021, bringing years of experience with architecting, designing, planning, and deploying Microsoft 365 services, such as Exchange, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Endpoint Manager, Security & Compliance (e.g., Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Microsoft Cloud App Security), and more. In addition, Derek brings experience with defining and establishing various concepts within Microsoft 365, such as identity management, security & compliance, governance, and operational readiness.
Derek Murphy has more than 20 years experience in information technology as system architect, developer, business and system analyst and consultant. His career has focused on the insurance, healthcare and government sectors, and helping large organizations find creative and flexible solutions to their problems.
Devon McCarty is a Software Engineer with over 14 years of professional experience in design and development of full stack web applications. He enjoys all things programming.
She is passionate and ambitious Microsoft Professional with more than 12 years of experience in pursuing a career and creating more about herself while working in the IT Industry. Her passion for Microsoft Technologies comes from the experience as a Developer, Consultant, Architect and Manager for SharePoint (2007, 2010, 2013), Office 365 and Power Platform projects on large to medium and small size organizations. She loves contributing to the technical community and enabling customers to grow their business which keeps her excited every day. She stays updated by engaging with international/local conferences as a speaker or writing an articles on her blog at insightrun.com. She has authored a book on Reporting in TFS in the year 2015.She was awarded as Microsoft Regional Director by Microsoft in the year 2018 for recognizing her deep technical and business knowledge, community leadership, and ability to connect with Microsoft customers, partners, and product group professionals. She holds Bachelor's degree in computer science & engineering from Sardar Patel university. She has earned Microsoft certifications in SharePoint, Teams, Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security. When She is not with technology, She spends her time in music, sports, arts, reading, travelling, and cooking activities.
Mr. Correa is an IT Manager who has an extensive background building relationships and managing conflict. He is a self-starter with a consistent record of attacking complex and contentious problems involving multiple parties with disparate interests. His love for lifelong learning and experience in several industries and roles has led to a knack for bridging the gap between non-technical clients and technical engineers working to solve their problems.
Doug League is a user experience designer and front-end developer specializing in advanced interfaces and high-end design solutions. He has worked on web, graphic, user interface and mobile (android, iOS, Windows 8) design for over 16 years. Doug graduated from the University of Maryland and studied design at Maryland Institute, College of Art. Presently, he is working towards a Masters in Human Centered Computing at UMBC. The program focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of interactive information technology systems that are both usable and accessible.
Elaine has been developing web applications for over 15 years. For the past 3 years she has become dedicated to delivering SharePoint solutions, having discovered SharePoint as a strong website development framework that shortens development time and powers productivity.
Emily Cartner is experienced in IT and management consulting, and is a Business Architect at AIS working with the Microsoft Power Platform.
Eric Svendsen joined AIS in September 2013 as a Senior Software Engineer. Eric has over 10 years of experience in web application development using the Microsoft .NET framework and other technologies. His background also includes web-based and native app development for Android and iOS. In his spare time, Eric enjoys watching sports, photography, and spending time with his family.
Francesca Hawk is the AIS Talent Manager with extensive experience in the recruiting and staffing industry. As an AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter and a Certified Professional Recruiter, she has been with the company since 2010 and is responsible for leading the recruiting efforts and overseeing resource management. Francesca is passionate about AIS, recruiting and helping others and is an avid dog lover and enjoys spending time with her family in her spare time.
George Gibb is a Cloud Solution Architect with AIS and has over 16 years of industry experience. George is passionate with cloud technologies, with a primary focus on Azure and other Microsoft technologies. He has supported multiple Federal Government Agencies over the years and is viewed as a trusted adviser by his customers. George has designed and maintained Active Directory, various desktop imaging technologies, Windows Server\Desktop, and Azure Solutions.
Glen Li is a Software Engineer with over 10 years of experience. Since joining AIS in 2012, his focus has been on designing and developing web-based solutions using .NET, SharePoint, and Dynamics CRM for federal government clients. Additionally, Glen also has past experience developing GIS applications and working with cellular technologies.
Greg is a Senior Software Engineer with AIS. He is the new iOS development "subject matter expert". Prior to coming to AIS, he spent two-and-a-half years working independently, developing his own iOS apps and pitching product ideas to businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region. He has been involved in the software industry since the mid-80s, developing and supporting applications for such companies and institutions as Sony, Wadsworth Publishing and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Harin Sandhoo is a solutions architect with over 10 years of experience working with federal and commercial clients. He has extensive expertise in a wide range of technologies and development methodologies. He has most recently been working with SharePoint and cloud platforms such as Windows Azure. Harin also participates in Microsoft’s VTSP Program. Prior to joining AIS, Harin worked for L-3 Titan and ITT Industries. Harin received both his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Marc Livera Tennakoon has more than a decade of professional experience in supporting IT solutions. Leveraging a B.Sc. in Computer Science, he has been active in the private and public sectors as a Software Test Engineer, Accessibility Technologist and Business Analyst. Marc has successfully led several enterprise level projects using the Agile development framework and is currently supporting a Dynamics CRM project for a federal customer. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and a Microsoft Certified Dynamics Specialist.
Himani joined AIS in November 2018 as Software Developer working on creating prototypes for the emerging technologies. Prior to AIS, she worked as mobile application developer for both iOS and Android and would love to create or contribute one for AIS.
Jack O'Connell is an Infrastructure Consultant with AIS and has over 18 years of experience in the IT field working with Microsoft technology. He supports both public and private sector organizations.
Junior Infrastructure Consultant with 1 year of experience working at AIS and over 5 years of military experience. The Army provided me with some excellent training and lots of opportunity, but my true passion is in IT. I love working with others and learning about new technologies.
Jagrati Modi is a Software Developer with 6+ years of experience in developing the Cloud solutions, and for past 3 years she has been focusing on Azure. She joined AIS in March 2019 and is an Azure certified Administrator Associate. She loves to explore new Azure innovation that help the developers.
Jason McNutt serves as an Engagement Manager at Applied Information Sciences, as part of the team responsible for growing AIS business through company-wide Marketing and Sales efforts. Most recently growing/developing AIS' Digital Services Practice, to include a combination of Human Centric Design, Lean Agile Development, Open Source Front end/Back End frameworks and DevOps patterns on public and private cloud platforms.
Jason Storch manages the Portals and Collaboration Practice for Applied Information Sciences. Since 2007, he has been designing internet/intranet portals and business productivity applications for AIS’ clients focusing on SharePoint, Sitecore and other Enterprise Content Management systems. Prior to coming to AIS, Jason was the Director of Software Development and Architecture of the e-commerce platform at Simplexity, one of the largest online retailers of mobile devices.
Jeff Myers is a Solutions Analyst with the federal practice at AIS. Jeff specializes in user adoption, business process analysis, development and troubleshooting for Microsoft SharePoint and Dynamics environments. He enjoys meeting with clients who are new to a particular technology and opening the door to a better way of doing business. Jeff also enjoys his spending time with his growing family, traveling and cooking.
Jeremy is a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer with over 16 years of experience in Microsoft technologies, and for the past 5 years focusing heavily on the Microsoft Cloud. He joined AIS in 2019 with a primary focus on creating and implementing Modern Workplace solutions utilizing the Microsoft 365 stack.
For the past 13 years at AIS, Jim has developed and architected solutions for many AIS clients. As a Certified Azure Cloud Solutions Architect, Jim designs, builds, and helps migrate our customers to the Cloud. With over 30 years of experience in the software development arena, Jim has developed shrink-wrapped software, designed and implemented relational databases, built systems on real-time operating systems, programmed robots, and built a wide variety of web sites and enterprise systems using the full spectrum of Microsoft development tools.
Jim Strang is a Software Engineer at Applied Information Sciences. He joined AIS in 2015, and has been in working in the .NET development field since 2012. Jim graduated from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business in 2014, and he has also worked for Epsilon and Cincinnati Financial. At AIS, Jim works mostly on projects for large federal clients, and specializes in Microsoft Azure development.
Jimmy Buczek joined AIS in 2018 working with the Managed Services Practice. He is an IT systems administrator with 20 years of experience specializing in windows server administration as well as VMware, Solaris, various patch management and backup software. Prior to working for AIS, he was the Lead Classified Server Administrator and oversaw AF's second largest data center where he maintained virtual and physical servers. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, playing video games, rooting for the San Antonio Spurs and managing his local volunteer comic-con organization.
John Blumenauer is a Senior Software Engineer with over 17 years of experience. Prior to joining AIS, he designed and developed applications of all sizes in a variety of industries including telecommunications, aerospace/defense, point-of-sale, engineering and financial. John has worked with a variety of languages and has contributed to projects of all sizes, including large scale enterprise applications. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and valuable experience with the development community as a frequent presenter at code camps and user groups throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
John Ireland is a Solutions Architect at Applied Information Sciences. He joined AIS in 2006, and has been in working in the .NET development field since 2000. John graduated from George Mason University in 2001 and he has also worked for .com startup companies during the first bubble. At AIS, John has worked on both sides: Federal and Commercial, mostly on projects for large commercial clients, specializing in Microsoft Azure development and DevOps.
Johnny Abell is a Junior Infrastructure Consultant at Applied Information Science with over 4 years of professional experience in Microsoft server/desktop administration along with configuring, securing and maintaining networks in various IT sectors.
Jon Overholser is a practice manager at Applied Information Sciences with responsibility for all Midwest operations. With over 14 years experience as an accomplished technical lead and software engineer in the passive remote sensing field, he puts emphasis on team development and establishing and incorporating best practices into daily project activities.
Jonathan Eckman is a Solutions Advisor working with a team under the Office of the CTO at Applied Information Sciences. Working professionally since 2010, Jonathan has delivered solutions spanning a variety of disciplines including DevOps, cloud solution architecture, Agile project management, and both front-end and back-end application development.
Jonathan Meyer is a Solution Architect with over 12 years development and architecture experience. This includes multiple geospatially enabled web applications, ETL solutions and cloud migration of enterprise batch processing solutions. He is dedicated to improving development practices, fostering open source development and executing sensible DevOps in the field of government contracting. In his spare time, Jonathan likes hanging out with his two girls, exploring the world and family projects on the farm.
Jonathan is the Director of the Cloud Services Practice for AIS. He is responsible for the overall direction and execution of activities related to the Cloud Services practice. This includes the successful delivery of all Cloud Services projects and close alignment to Sales, Account Teams, and Marketing for Business Development and Account management to sell Cloud services. Mr. Works brings over 20 years of experience to AIS and is a committed custodian of bright ideas, innovation, cloud thinking, and knowledge sharing.
Joe joined AIS in 2006 as a software engineer and currently serves as a project manager in the Federal Practice. Joe has 15 years of industry experience in multiple disciplines including infrastructure, system administration, software development, and project management. With a focus on the Microsoft technology stack, his breadth of practical design and implementation expertise has contributed to multiple projects for federal customers. Most recently, Joe's projects have been centered around SharePoint 2010 and have included a Records Management implementation for a large federal customer as well as development of an enterprise-wide SharePoint composite application that included Azure technologies.
Working as an Alliance and Market Development Manager for AIS allows Joseph to build marketing programs for a forward thinking innovator in the technology field. AIS is a fast growing and an innovative company, and that environment offers challenges and opportunities for him to create new programs in the markets they serve. As an added dimension, Joseph works with Microsoft and their partner program to bring their ideas and innovations to market as a part of a robust set of services through his work with market development. He has worked for AIS for 5 years.
Justin is an Infrastructure Consultant with over 16 years of experience in IT (DoD, Gov, and Commercial). He has planned, designed, and implemented small, medium, and large scale networks. Just is also part of the DevOps team where he focuses on automation, reuse, and CI/CD.
Kasi Srinivasan has over 15 years of experience in software architecture and development. He has been working on the Microsoft technology stack for a decade with deeper knowledge in Web application development, SOA and designing complex business processes. He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in BizTalk and WCF. Since joining Applied Information sciences in 2008, he has been working for the Commercial practice to develop enterprise solutions. In his spare time, he loves to learn the Microsoft tools and platform including Azure.
K.C. is a lead full stack web developer at AIS with a B.S. in Computer Science from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Her background includes web technologies such as Django, Ruby on Rails, Angular, React and Node. Recently K.C. has delved into user experience and incorporating what she has learn into the software development cycle.
Kevin Aenmey is a Senior Software Engineer at Applied Information Sciences. A native South African, he graduated with a Bachelor’s in Technology in 2001, immigrated to the United States in 2006 and currently resides in Raleigh, NC. He loves technology, loves to code and has been providing solutions to organizations using the latest Microsoft technologies throughout his career. As a lifelong learner he is committed to continuously growing in the art of programming.
Kevin Dowker has more than 15 years of experience designing and developing applications on a variety of Microsoft platforms as well as managing IT teams and projects primarily in the DoD space. After serving ten years in the United States Army, Kevin began his IT career working as a software developer for a large aerospace company. Kevin currently works with Applied Information Sciences as a technical project manager focused on helping DoD organizations migrate applications to Azure. He has also worked extensively on the Power Apps Platform and spends some of his time leading teams architecting line of business applications. He is passionate about Power Apps and its capabilities to solve complex organizational data challenges through rapid application prototyping and close stakeholder engagement. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Information Systems and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems with an emphasis on Database Management and Business Intelligence.
Kevin Griffie is a Practice Manager at AIS, responsible for the delivery of solutions to our commercial clients in the North East corridor. He has over 28 years of experience in the IT industry with a diverse background in both software and infrastructure across a wide range of environments. Kevin’s current mission is to work with our clients to help them leverage new technology in ways that help them transform their businesses. His current focus areas include cloud-based solutions, mobile device information delivery and Windows 8. Kevin has been with AIS for 25 years.
Kip Streithorst is a Senior Software Engineer at Applied Information Sciences. Kip has over 10 years of software development experience and has worked on both large and small projects. His experience encompasses multiple languages and types of projects, ranging from large-scale C++ desktop development to ASP.NET MVC projects using the latest HTML5 technologies. When not programming, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Kyle joined AIS in April of 2013 as a Software Engineer. Kyle specializes in developing web and desktop applications using the Microsoft .NET framework. He also has experience developing native and web-based mobile applications for iOS and Android. In his free time (while not programming) he enjoys watching sports, playing golf, and running.
Larry Katzman is a member of the AIS Senior Leadership Team as the President of AIS. Since joining AIS in 2000 as a Software Developer, he has served in a variety of roles envisioning and delivering for AIS clients in both our commercial and government groups. He holds a Master's degree in Information Systems Management from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting & Management Information Systems from Northeastern University. Larry is passionate about working with business users and technical teams to design, develop, and deliver innovative solutions. Outside the office, Larry spends the bulk of his time with his wife, three children and two dogs.
Lei Zhong is a software engineer with over 12 years of non-stop development experience in Microsoft technologies. He has worked for top-notch consulting firms, start-ups and commercial software firms with clients from various industries. He enjoys working in both front end and middle tier, and never hesitates to dive into database for optimal performance. He always strives to deliver well-structured code that not only works in current release but is easy and flexible enough for maintenance and future enhancement needs. He is MCPD in Web development, MCTS in SharePoint configuration/development, Distributed application, and SQL Server.
Leslie Bell is a business analyst and Scrum Master. She has more than 13 years of software development experience, and more than five years experience leading development efforts for enterprise applications. Her focus is on Microsoft technology solutions to include SharePoint and Dynamics CRM. Mrs. Bell has served as Scrum Master on DoD projects for over two years, and received her Scrum Master certification in 2012.
Lindagrace De la Cruz is a Senior Technical Trainer and Business Analyst, with over seven years experience in developing and delivering training programs focusing on Microsoft applications. Her solid relationship mangement experience, performance training, and sales background, paired with her Training Generalist Certification from Langevin Learning Services, provide Lindagrace with the ultimate edge in building and delivering dynamic, custom-tailored training programs that both excite and engage the user, as well as promoting effective, and lasting, knowledge transfer. A seasoned public speaker, she has presented at national conferences as well as on television. She is currently in charge of development and delivery of all training efforts at the Department of Treasury. Lindagrace has lived abroad for more than half her life, in locations to include Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mexico City, Mexico and Madrid, Spain. Developing an early love of cultures and languages, Lindagrace speaks Spanish, Tagalog, Portuguese and a little Italian. She received her BA from Georgetown University in Washington DC where her degree focused on Spanish, Business and Theater.
Lorna Sumy is an Account Executive for AIS with over 20 years of industry experience. Her focus is on streamlining business process and employee engagement through technology. Through her early experiences as a software developer and later as a project manager, she has gained an appreciation for how technology can be leveraged to add efficiencies to business processes and improve the day to day lives of employees.
Luis Gonzalez has been an AIS SharePoint Developer for 2 years. He brings broad ranging experience supporting Government clients over the last 14 years. Luis currently supports ICE and enjoys tackling challenges that a team has not previously performed. Over the last couple of years, he has been using the REST API in SharePoint Add-ins, and most recently to transfer client information between SharePoint and ServiceNow on real-time basis. While with AIS and current contract Luis has dabbled in lightly using Azure, PowerApps, Flow, and SPFx to support SharePoint as it continues to evolve.
Madeline Tomchick is the Microsoft Alliance Manager at Applied Information Sciences. Her role is to maintain the relationship between Microsoft and AIS. She is also in charge of the social media platforms.
Madhukar is a seasoned results-driven SOA professional and a technical evangelist with over 10+ years of experience in BizTalk, Cloud and SharePoint technologies. As a Technical lead he is responsible for solution architecture, development, delivery and technical effort management. He was part of the BizTalk ESB development team at Microsoft.
Malcolm is a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer who joined the excellent AIS team in the summer of 2018. He has over 25 years experience supporting various Microsoft technologies starting from architecture and design to deployment and support. His primary focus is messaging, teamwork, and security integrations, but has expanded to include identity and mobile collaborations. Now Malcolm is passionate about delivering Modern Workplace and Microsoft Cloud technologies to our partners using agile solutions with excellent security.
A techno enthusiast with exposure varying from mainframe systems to cloud environments. In my spare time, I like to interact with people, play outdoor games, and do yoga.
Marcy Fullbright joined AIS Raleigh in May 2013 as a Senior Software Engineer. She comes to us from Duke University Medical Center where she served as an IT Senior Analyst supporting Duke Medicine’s Enterprise Patient Portal. She has over 12 years of experience developing and maintaining custom web solutions and services with a main focus on the .NET stack. Marcy earned her BS degree in Biology-Geology from the University of Rochester. She discovered her inner geek after creating a website in PHP for the research lab she worked in. When not at work, Marcy loves to spend time with her husband and 2-year old daughter and their two shepherd-chows. She also loves to travel, go camping, practice yoga and can make a mean manicotti.
Mark Treviño is a technical professional with a vast background in many areas of computing ranging from electronics and hardware to system administration. Over 16 years of experience in system administration with 8 years of solid experience with Microsoft server administration. Mark has spent the majority of his tenure at AIS working with the Managed Services Practice.
Matt Schmitt is a Software Engineer and Solution Specialist in the Office of the CTO at AIS. Matt has accrued over 2 years of professional experience while gaining exposure to various IT projects ranging from application development to cloud infrastructure setup. Most of his professional experience comes from .NET and C#, but he loves to challenge himself to learn new things. In his spare time, Matt enjoys attending concerts, going to local sporting events and spending time with friends and family.
Matt Walker is a Solution Architect working with a team under the Office of the CTO at Applied Information Sciences. He brings over 20 years of experience in application development and system integrations. As a Microsoft Certified Azure Solution Architect and App Builder he has an extensive knowledge of cloud native solutions.
Matt is a Solutions Architect at AIS and has been with the company since 2000. During his time at AIS he has designed and built a large variety of business applications using Microsoft technologies that were applicable at the time. This includes many years focused on large SharePoint environments (2007, 2010, and 2013) including designing, developing, maintaining, and troubleshooting those environments and the custom applications that they host. Matt has done this work across AIS' practices with commercial, nonprofit, and federal customers. Most recently Matt has been focused on Cloud Solutions Architecture on Microsoft Azure and has been working with customers to transition both new and existing application development to the cloud. This includes recent emphasis on designing and building Cloud Landing Zones and resources using Azure Resource Manager and Terraform as IaC tools, Azure Data Lake Analytics (U-SQL), Azure Data Factory, and Performance Engineering.
Matthew England joined AIS in July 2012 as an Infrastructure Consultant, bringing over 15 years of varied IT experience.
Max North is a Software Engineer and Cloud Solutions Specialist in the Office of the CTO at Applied Information Sciences. He's a passionate generalist, and in his 5 years of experience he's worked in numerous specialties including Full Stack Software Development, UX, Cloud Solutions, AI, and Site Reliability Engineering.
Maxwell joined AIS in 2017 with over a decade of .NET experience, and hands-on Azure knowledge. He delivers solutions from all sides of the software development lifecycle, and is excited about finding a place for open source culture and participation in the workplace.
Mrs. Melissa Boss is Business Analyst working on the Federal client projects. Melissa received her undergraduate degree in Technical writing and Master's Degree in Integrated Science and Technology. She has 10 years of experience writing business requirements and three years of managing software development projects.
Michael Kich is a Solutions Specialist at AIS, with a background in both natural languages and coding languages. He loves writing code in Python and has been exploring infrastructure-as-code through Terraform.
Michelle Schafer is an Analyst with over 15 years of experience in web technologies. Her background is in communications and graphic design. For the past 6 years she has been working in agile software development teams doing web content management, knowledge management, technical writing, requirements, design and testing. Michelle received her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master’s in Publishing with an Electronic Publishing concentration from George Washington University. She is a mother to two daughters, enjoys volunteering and tries to achieve a balance in her work and family life.
Mohit Chhabra works as a software developer at Applied Information Sciences (AIS), Hyderabad. He is also serving as lead for C-# corner Hyderabad chapter and Digit Squad Member. Prior to this Mohit has been a Microsoft Student Partner, Windows U Crew Member and Mozilla Student Representative. He is very passionate about Microsoft Technologies and always like to dabble in new technologies. He is MCSD in Windows and Web Application Development and MCP in Windows Phone Programming. He was awarded as India’s First Azure Champion and has been a top performer in India in the Windows Azure Community Contributor. He is also awarded for his application for best application in shopping category on windows store. He majorly works on Microsoft Azure, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Silverlight and Web Applications.
Nasir Ali Mirza is a Sr. Tehcnical Manager with over 15 years of experience in the software development. His passion lies in the database and BI technologies. Prior to joining AIS, Nasir worked as Database and BI consultant at Microsoft Global Services. As a consultant at Microsoft, Nasir worked with some of the very large Microsoft customers for designing and developing software solutions. He has been a presenter at Microsoft TechReady and a contributor to other SQL Server communities. His credentials include being MCP since 1999 and having certifications in MCTS WCF, MCP 2.0, MCSD, MCTS SQL BI, MCTS SQL DEV and MCITP SQL. Nasir can be also reached at his blog site http://www.doSQLBI.com
Nick is a Technical Project Manager with over 11 years experience in all aspects of custom software development focused on Microsoft Technologies. Since joining AIS in 2007, he has developed software for clients in a variety of industries including Health Care, Telecommunications, Legal, Finance and most recently Maritime Shipping. Nick has a BS in Integrated Science & Technology from James Madison University as well as many technical certifications.
Nikkala is a Solution Specialist and Full-stack Developer at AIS. She loves using her design background to enhance the usability and appearance of her front-end projects, and she also enjoys the puzzle-solving nature of her back-end projects. Enthusiastic and optimistic, she is always up for new challenges and learning opportunities.
Nisha Patel has more than 13 years’ working in AIS, analyzing, architecting, developing and validating systems in both the federal and commercial clients. Ms. Patel lead application team in the design and implementation of software solutions to complex business problems. Ms. patel does this using agile methodologies and scrums, various programming languages, and Microsoft products and technologies. she holds a Bachelor’s of Electronics Engineering and master degree in Computer Engineering. Ms. Patel is expert in designing the solutions base on SharePoint and Cloud platform.
Patrick O’Gorman joined AIS in 2007 and has over 12 years of industry experience. Patrick is part of the AIS San Antonio office and helps with the design and development of information systems for both local and remote clients. He has a BBA in Computer Information Systems from Texas State University and currently lives in New Braunfels Texas with his wife and two daughters. He has been working with Microsoft .Net and SharePoint technologies since 2001 and currently focuses on custom SharePoint and Dynamics CRM solutions, often integrating the two technologies.
Peter Joyce is a software developer and architect with a strong background in SharePoint and .NET in both the commercial and federal environments.
Peter Theodorakos is a Cloud Program Manager who has over 10 years experience managing large scale projects for the Department of Defense. Peter managed the migration of several on-prem systems to IaaS and PaaS solutions hosted in Azure, including program, security control, and process development.
Solution Specialist with 2 decades of experience in commercial and government, from backend to frontend, cloud to native, and .NET to DevOps. I’m passionate about programming – doing it right, and doing it with style. I love to make apps and utilities and dabble with anything else that interests me.
Pranav is a technical professional who recently joined AIS & has a knack for cloud and automation. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional in Developing IaaS Solutions using Azure & Server Virtualization using System Center & Hyper-V and hence is always on the lookout to automate Business & IT processes. At BleepingComputer (Online Forum), Pranav is a member of the Malware Response Team where he helps combat malware outside office. You will find that he enjoys driving, eating pizza and thinking about the next Indiana Jones. You can also reach him at his blog - https://omgdebugging.com
Network security Specialist with 9 years of experience worked with Firewalls, Load Balancers,Proxies, Automation using Python,Ansible ,Cisco Routers switches,ISE,stealthwatch,umbrella ,Prime,WLC,AZ104,Aws Certified Solution Architect -Associate,ITIL
Raj is the Practice Manager for AIS India, responsible for operations, finance and project executions. For the past decade, Raj's focus has been in building global delivery teams to reduce time to market while leveraging cost benefits. Prior to joining AIS, Raj was responsible for building service lines at Microsoft and leading distributed teams to deliver mission critical projects with various clients including Toyota, Cigna, ING, Marriott and DoD. With a strong technical foundation and an entrepreneurial spirit, he covers the bits & bytes to dollars & cents journey with aplomb. He holds a Master's degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Texas Tech University and a Bachelor's from Bangalore University.
PMP-certified professional with more than fourteen years of technical project management experience as both an in-house and technical consulting expert. Fully versed in both private and public sector contract requirements including those for DoD and cabinet-level agencies. Demonstrated ability to lead enterprise-level development projects encompassing architecture, data quality, data modeling, and core business process reengineering from concept through implementation. Track record of success implementing CMM/CMMI standards. Expert relationship manager skilled at developing relationships that drive expansion of contracted services.
Rich is a member of the Federal Practice management team, leading AIS efforts in the DoD. Rich has worked in IT for over 17 years, focusing on supporting public sector organizations on the Microsoft platform. Since joining AIS in 2008, Rich supported a range of AIS’s Federal clients. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from George Mason and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Rich holds numerous certifications, including Security+ and ITIL, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Richard Kearse is a SharePoint Analyst with over four years' experience in hardware and software technologies. Coming to AIS in October of 2012, Richard brings a small arsenal of CompTIA certifications, government contracting, non-profit, and a teaching background in hopes to help the company continue to grow and maintain its positive impression with clients and prospects. When spare time is available, Richard likes work on his comic strip, modify cars with his brother, and go boating.
I'm a goal-oriented, determined and an optimistic individual. I'm a technical person who has deep interest in Cloud Infrastructure and it’s security. I want to succeed in an environment of growth and excellence and have a job experience, which provides me job satisfaction, and self-development and help me achieve personal as well as organization goals.
Rita Nordenman is a Business Analyst working for the Federal Operations team. With experience in college and technical recruitment, Rita brings a passion for people to each of her projects.
Ruqhaiya is a Software Trainee at AIS. She's passionate about learning new technologies and contributing to the community regardless of her working experience. She loves simplifying the mind-boggling stuff for beginners. She believes that Microsoft Power Platform is the next big revolution in the world of IT and the best time to leverage it is today.
Ryan Cromwell is a coder by trade with over 10 years of experience delivering solutions ranging from real-time customer loyalty systems and elegant user experiences to streamlined statistical process control software. Having worked with passionate, high-performing Agile teams, Ryan ventured into the world of Scrum.org training and Agile coaching to replicate those amazing experiences. Ryan is co-founder of the Cincy & Dayton Clean Coders user groups, co-organizer of Southwest Ohio GiveCamp, and all around software community ally. Ryan has led presentations on effective team development, and various topics such as Agile, Scrum, Software Craftsmanship, WPF, Single Page Applications, Software Patterns and more. You can also find Ryan at http://cromwellhaus.com and on Twitter as @cromwellryan.
Sahas is a Technical Manager at AIS India with over 16+ years of experience in developing applications using Microsoft technologies. He is Azure Certified and likes to explore latest trends on cloud computing. Prior to joining AIS, Sahas worked for DELL, HP and other Fortune 500 companies responsible for developing, delivering & supporting mission-critical applications for business.
Sajad Deyargaroo is an Architect with more than 16 years of experience in analyzing, architecting an developing appilcations . He is quite passionate about technology and has about 10 years experience in Azure. He has worked on .Net stack since its inception and his expertise includes cloud-first Mobile and Web based solutions. Before joining AIS, Sajad worked in Dell Inc. He is MCTS Azure, MCTS .Net 2.0, MCP Distributed applications, MySQL certified and has been contributing on StackOverflow, CodeGuru and DeveloperIQ.
Sam Larko has been working with SharePoint for six years and across the last three versions. While his experience is primarily in development, Sam has become more involved in administration and architecture over the last three years. In addition to SharePoint, he has a strong desire to become involved in mobile development, especially Android and Windows Phone.
Sangita Parikh is the test lead at AIS with over 22 years of software testing experience. She is a certified test manager (CTM)with proven leadership skills. She successfully implemented the test practice at AIS within her first year and implemented the testing processes. Sangita Parikh led the testing of client server, Web, intranet, SharePoint, mobile, cross browser/cross devices and tablet testing efforts. Her passion for testing and software testing experience resulted in delivering software products with zero defects. Prior to joining AIS, Sangita Parikh worked at Salliemae, Perot Systems, Integic, Northrop Grumman and ComScore.
Sanjeev is a Solutions Architect at Applied Information Sciences and has been with the company for almost a decade. Sanjeev has been leading teams developing custom .NET business solutions for a large financial services company. Prior to joining AIS, Sanjeev managed the development of 'shrink-wrapped' software products. Sanjeev has an MSEE and BSEE from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A software engineer with over 10 years of experience focussed primarily in Open system technologies and data analytics.
Saurav Garg is Software Developer at AIS. He joined AIS in November 2020. He worked on migrating SharePoint 2010/2013 workflows to Power Automate Cloud Flows. His team was runner up for Internal Power Platform Hackathon and he is also certified Microsoft Azure Developer Associate.
Scott (MCITP, MCPD) is an Infrastructure Consultant with Applied Information Sciences. With over nine years of experience, Scott has been utilizing the .NET platform and various content management systems to develop and deploy solutions for clients. From MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2013, Scott primarily focuses on collaboration and ECM solutions for clients.
Sean McGettrick is a Software Engineer with over 20 years experience in back-end development in both UNIX and Windows environments. He has been with AIS for 13 years, and currently supports performance engineering and testing for clients moving from on-prem systems to Azure.
Selvi is OCTO Solutions Architect and has been with Applied Information Sciences since 2007. She has worked on several different projects during her tenure in AIS for various federal organizations. She has done design, developing, configuring, deploying custom/complex solutions for clients using various technologies such as .NET solutions, SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and past few years heavily in Azure cloud migration efforts, deep dive into all Azure offerings, and currently she will focus more in DevSecOps initiatives/implementations with new clients. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteer work, serving as President in a non-profit language school, and any cultural activities.
Senthilraj is a DevOps Manager at AIS India with over 19 years of experience in developing applications using Microsoft technologies. He is TFS Certified and likes to explore latest trends on ALM. He has extensive expertise in a wide range of technologies and development methodologies. Prior to joining AIS, Senthilraj worked for Microsoft, Siemens and other Fortune 500 companies responsible for developing, delivering, deploying & supporting mission critical applications for business. Senthilraj has been able to mentor his team and recruit build engineers. He holds a Master’s degree in software systems from BITS, Pilani and a Bachelor’s from Bharathiar University.
Stephen joined AIS in 2013 as a Principal Software Engineer, bringing with him over 24-years of progressive experience in all aspects of systems design, implementation and management. He has led and managed complex technical implementation projects for clients in various sectors and industries including banking, insurance, printing, telecommunications, manufacturing, retail and national defense. For the past two years, Stephen has focused his efforts on development mobile applications on the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms. He has a Master’s of Science in Information Systems from Roosevelt University, in Chicago as well as a Bachelor’s in Computer Science. Currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, Stephen has nearly 30-years of combined enlisted and officer service in the Army.
Steve is Front-end Software Engineer at Applied Information Sciences. He has practicing his craft for more than 7 years with technologies such as Angular, React, and Backbone. He has more recently been working full stack with Python and Java microservices.
Steve Michelotti is a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and a contributing author for Pluralsight training. In addition, Steve is a frequent presenter at developer user groups and Code Camps along the East Coast and holds the MCSD, MCPD, and MCT certifications. Steve is an avid blogger (http:/geekswithblogs.net/michelotti), has contributed articles to Visual Studio Magazine, and his work on high performance web solutions was featured on Channel 9. Currently he is serving as an Architect/Developer for Applied Information Sciences (AIS) where he is leading a multi-year effort to modernize the business systems of a major insurance carrier. Previously he was the Chief Technologist at e.magination where he consulted with clients including Advertising.com/AOL where he was the Tech Lead for one of the highest volume .NET applications in the world.
Steven Suing is a practice manager for Applied Information Sciences and is responsible for overseeing the new North Carolina office. With over 12 years of experience, Steven has built an excellent record of delivering technical solutions for companies in a timely and efficient manner. Using his past experience and his business background, Steven has been able to mentor his team, recruit developers, and stimulate the growth of the fledgling North Carolina office. Steven is the Vice President of the Triangle .Net User group in Raleigh. He is heavily involved in the technical community and is passionate about the software industry and new technologies. Outside of AIS, Steven enjoys spending time with his wife and two girls, especially doing outdoor activities and science experiments. He is a woodworker and competitive racquetball player.
Steven Walter is has over 15 years of information technology experience and has been and infrastructure consultant with Applied Information Sciences since 2009. Steven has a Bachelor's degree in engineering, a Master's degree in computer information systems, and is a Microsoft Certified Professional. He provides engineering and support for production government systems and development environments.
Dr. Holliday is a versatile and seasoned leader and organizational change management consultant working at the intersection of people, technology, process, and results. She has served as a trusted advisor to CEOs and senior leaders on efforts such as enhancing performance outcomes, promoting stakeholder engagement, governance, process and service innovation. Her current focus is enterprise-level digital transformation such as through Azure, O365 GCCH, and DevOps.
Terence Wiles is a Content Manager with more than 10 years of extensive writing and editing experience. He is now utilizing strategic brand management skills and marketing expertise to contribute to the success of AIS' marketing efforts by developing compelling content. Having worked in a wide array of creative roles, as well as the in the health and information technology sectors, he is extremely adept at integrating communication, marketing and public relations efforts to maximize brand awareness, recognition, constituent buy-in, sales and community mobilization.
Terra has been with AIS for almost 7 years. She began her career long ago as an accountant. She soon realized the accounting software she was working with was far more interesting than the numbers themselves. She went back to school to study database design and information technology. She has been working in the industry for the last 10 years, infinitely curious about everything and always open to learning something new.
Thimmarasu Lanka is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in designing and developing enterprise applications using Microsoft technologies. He has been at AIS since April 2008 and has since been in multiple roles starting as Software Developer through Software Engineer, Module Leadd, Project Lead and Solution Specialist. Mr. Lanka loves to take up delivery and technical challenges solving mission-critical and time-critical business problems. Mr. Lanka is especially interested in solution designing and architecture towards a meaningful and longterm business benefit.
Tim Larson is originally from Atlanta, GA, but somehow he's been transplanted to Dayton, OH. During the day, he's proud to work with amazing developers at Applied Information Sciences. While he's getting more into JS/CSS/HTML, he's traditionally worked in the .Net world. There are so many new technologies, but there are just too few hours in a day... After work, Tim heads home to his amazing wife and two sons. His boys delight him to no end, especially when building with Legos or playing in the creek.
Tom is a Cloud Solution Architect at AIS with nearly 30 years’ experience in the industry. His work experience includes such varying topics as Automated Weather Observation, Phone Switch Management, Financial Software, Biometrics, Handwriting Analysis, Insurance, Document Management Systems and Global Scale Military Battle Simulations. He has designed and developed everything from tiny on-chip Smart Card software to Embedded Systems to progressive web apps up to large scale distributed systems deployed to Azure. He has also served as a technical reviewer on a handful of technical books covering topics such as the HTTP/2 protocol, Chatbot Development, Windows Store App Development, Silverlight, and Scratch. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Loyola University in Baltimore.
Tom is a member of the Board of Directors, Chief Strategy Officer and a Managing Partner. Tom provides executive-level consulting to our clients, mentors our Account Managers and Business Development personnel and supports our strategic account planning and management. Tom manages our strategic relationship with Microsoft at an executive level. Tom previously served as president, vice president of sales and marketing, vice president of corporate development and practice management.
Tony has spent 15 years working within the geospatial intelligence community as a Remote Sensing Data Scientist, an Air and Space Systems Engineer, and most recently as the Director of Special Programs at AIS. His research on hyperspectral phenomenology has been published in multiple Int’l Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) journals and presented at international proceedings such as the World Geospatial Forum and the GEOINT Symposium. Tony also earned top-prize for his research focused on enhancing commercial MSI data, winning the DigitalGlobe Worldview-2 8 Band Challenge. Today, his focus is architecting next-generation geospatial data processing methods to support tomorrow’s platforms and data.
Udaiveer Virk is a Cloud Engineer who has worked on multiple projects bringing customers to the cloud. He specializes in providing Azure API Management solutions to clients, and providing DevOps and Automation-based implementations. He is a member of the AIS Solutions Team as part of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer.
Usman Humayon is a Software Engineer with over 5 years of professional experience in design and development of full stack web applications.
Vijay Petwal serves as a Business Analyst at AIS with over 12 years of experience in managing software development projects. Vijay acquired his MBA with a concentration in IT at GMU’s School of Management. Prior to working at AIS, Vijay worked at SRA International as a Configuration Manager and helped the company achieve CMMi Level 3 process improvement status. Vijay brings a wealth of experience in the areas of process improvement, configuration management, business analysis, requirements analysis, project management, testing, training and user support.
Vinita has been with AIS for almost 7 years developing SharePoint solutions. She is also interested in Windows 8 and mobile development. Prior to AIS she worked at VCU-VISSTA, where she developed people skills. She completed her MS in Computer Science from VCU and her B.E in Electronics and Communications from Bangalore University.
Vishal is a Data Architect at AIS with over eight years of experience in designing and implementing large scale data warehouses, and over four years of experience leading diverse and remote Agile teams. Vishal's work in the consulting domain prior to joining AIS spans various areas; the majority of which are the healthcare sector of managed care, medical devices & COTS products. Vishal has extensive expertise in the Microsoft Business Intelligence domain working with clients like CDC, Amerigroup, Medtronic Inc. & TeleTracking. Vishal received his Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from Vishweswariah University, India and his Masters degree in Computer and Information Sciences from University of South Alabama. He is currently enrolled in the part-time MBA program at the University of Maryland majoring in Marketing & Strategy and is planning on graduating in Spring 2014. Vishal is also a Microsoft Certified IT Professional in SQL Server technology.
Vishwas Lele serves as Chief Technology Officer at Applied Information Sciences, Inc. Mr. Lele is responsible for assisting organizations in envisioning, designing, and implementing enterprise solutions. Mr. Lele brings close to 24 years of experience and thought leadership to his position, and has been at AIS for 18 years. A noted industry speaker and author, Mr. Lele serves as Microsoft Regional Director for the Washington, D.C. area and is a member of Windows Azure Insiders group. Additionally, Mr. Lele received an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Solution Architecture.
Warren Steger is a Principal Business Analyst as AIS with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Over the years, he has worked on projects in many different domains including spacecraft support systems, telecommunications, insurance, transportation, energy services, finance, and state and federal government. In his current role, he provides support to clients in developing and managing requirements for systems. He also helps clients adopt Agile software development practices. Throughout his career, he has also performed the role of project manager, solution architect, developer, tester, and support operations staff. Warren currently is a member of Microsoft’s Business Platform Technology Advisors group and a member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Prior to joining AIS, Warren worked for CSC, Verizon, and Iridium LLC. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Washington and Jefferson College and his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.
Weimin Hou joined AIS in 2018 as a User Experience (UX) Researcher. She has years of experience conducting user research and evaluation, functioning as a User Research Lead or Information Architect on numerous projects for government agencies, international organizations, institutions, and private companies. Weimin is proficient with various user-centered design methods and enjoys working with diverse users. Since joining AIS, she has also been working as a Business Analyst and Organizational Change Manager.
Will Miller joined AIS in 2010 as a Software Engineer. During his time at with the company he has worked on several projects, including a dashboard tool for a marketing agency and a cloud-based business-to-business web application for a well-known jewelry chain. His most recent project is a construction site inspection tool for Windows 8 tablets. Will holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Hood College.
William Shepherd joined AIS in 2012 after graduating from Trinity University with a B.S. in computer science. William is part of the San Antonio office and works as a software engineer. He has been working with ASP.NET and other web technologies for two years and is currently learning SharePoint.
Yared Tsegaye is a Solution Architect and Consultant at Applied Information Sciences. He has been with the company since 2007 and has been active in the industry for 18 years. During his time at AIS, Yared has worked on enterprise class solution development with a focus on .NET, SharePoint, and Business Intelligence. Most recently, he has been working as Integration Architect utilizing MuleSoft and RabbitMQ. Before joining AIS, Yared used to work for AT&T Government Solutions and Data-Basics, Inc.
Yash is a Software Developer with 3+ years of industry experience. He has worked on Microsoft cloud technologies, Microsoft Power Platform and building Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions.
Yogesh Goswami is a Development Lead at AIS with more than 12 years of experience in the software development. His passion lies in the SQL Server Database and Microsoft BI technologies. Prior to joining AIS, Yogesh worked with Accenture, EMC2 and Microsoft; mostly on SQL DW and SQL BI projects. He has presented sessions on Azure SQL at Azure events. His credentials include being MCP since 2002 and having certifications in MCDBA, MCSD, MCTS SQL 2005, MCITP SQL BI 2008 and MCSA SQL 2012.
Yusuf is a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert having experience in architecture, design, and development of applications using Microsoft Technology Stack. Currently working on Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform.